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Harvard Historical Studies 146

The Renaissance of Marriage in Fifteenth-Century Italy

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$82.50 • £66.95 • €74.50

ISBN 9780674015524

Publication Date: 02/28/2005


274 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Harvard Historical Studies


  • Introduction
  • 1. Marriage and Wisdom from Antiquity to the Renaissance
  • 2. The Revival of the Ancient Epithalamium in Courtly Weddings
  • 3. Weddings as Propaganda: Rhetoric and Court Culture
  • 4. The Culture of Marriage and Sex in Italian Courts
  • 5. Humanist Criticisms of Celibacy and the Reformation
  • Conclusion
  • A Finding-List for Wedding Orations in the Italian Renaissance
  • Notes
  • Index

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